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Top 5 Stories of The Week | September 19-22

Top 5 Stories of The Week | September 19-22

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

September 19, 2016

Back to Back explosions in New York and New Jersey Explosive devices went off in New York and New Jersey. The first explosion rocked Seaside Park, New Jersey, just prior to a 5K Marine charity race in the area. The explosive was reported to have gone off in a trash can in the pathway of the race and...

Top 5 Stories of the Week | September 12-16

Top 5 Stories of the Week | September 12-16

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

September 17, 2016

Avery Williamson's Custom Cleats Despite being warned of a heavy fine, Tennessee Titans’ linebacker Avery Williamson wore his own custom made cleats, in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The cleats were red, white and blue, and read “Never Forget” and “9/11” on the back. ...

Remembering 9/11

Mansfield Fire Department crew of fire station three

England Steele, News Editor

September 11, 2016

September 11, 2001 is an unforgettable date in American history. This past weekend, marking the 15th anniversary of the attacks, the history of 9/11 continues to be spread throughout generations; from the Mansfield Fire Department to Willie Brown Elementary School. As we get farther from the attacks...

Top 5 Stories of the Week | September 2-9

The New IPhone 7

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

September 10, 2016

Obama in Laos After arriving in Vientiane, Laos Monday evening, President Barrack Obama emitted a speech of reconcilement to the south eastern people. The city was victim to the United States' heaviest attack during the Vietnam war; dropping nearly two million tons of explosives on the small countr...

Black History Month: Celebrating African American Achievement

Carter G. Woodson

Melinda Weenig, Newspaper Staff

February 5, 2016

This month is Black History Month, where we celebrate all that African Americans have been through. We look at the good that has come from tough times and how now we have equality and opportunities as Afro-Americans. The one who started it all is the one and only Carter G. Woodson. He worked hard by...

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Early Spring

Phil emerges from his hole during the 130th annual Groundhog Day celebration

Sydney Johnson, Editor In Chief

February 2, 2016

Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerged from his hole early in the morning on Tuesday, Feb. 2, without seeing his shadow.  The pint-sized weather predictor indicates the onset of an early spring.  But don't throw on the flip-flops just yet.  The rodent meteorologist's predictions...

How Does the Iowa Caucus Work?

Republicans take a straw poll to choose a nominee

Sydney Johnson, Editor In Chief

January 22, 2016

On Feb. 1, 2016, residents of Iowa's nearly 2,000 voting precincts will take to the polls to vote for their favorite Republican or Democratic candidates. This process determines each party's nominee for the national conventions. The sole purpose of the caucus is to choose delegates based on the...

Politics, Which Side are You On?

Symbols represent the Republican and Democratic Parties

Justin Kahl, Newspaper Staff

January 11, 2016

Most of the youth in America base their opinion of the political party that they support off of their parents views. It is not until we grow older that we really decide for ourselves who we identify with and in turn would like to vote for. But, how do you know the difference between the two: Democrat...

‘Miracle’ Saves Holiday Road

The Prarie Light display in Lynn Creek Park.

Britney Daramola, Newspaper Staff

December 9, 2015

Seeing a dark, unlit forest in Lynn Creek Park would have been a tragedy for the people of Grand Prairie this holiday season. But with Joe Pool Lake's water levels on the rise over the Thanksgiving break, the bright glow from the annual light display at the park was in jeopardy due to a tem...

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